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Could CBD become ‘like protein shakes’ in rugby?

Could CBD become ‘like protein shakes’ in rugby?

(Thomas Duncan, BBC, 15 July 2021, Excerpt) Will cannabis products be in every rugby player's kitchen cupboard or locker in the future in their battle to stay pain free? In part one of BBC Scotland's series on CBD use in the sport, we explained what it is, why players...

Getting to the Bottom of the Runner’s High

Getting to the Bottom of the Runner’s High

(Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, 10 March 2021, Excerpt) For years we’ve been crediting endorphins, but it’s really about the endocannabinoids. We can stop crediting endorphins, the natural opioid painkillers produced by our bodies, for the floaty euphoria we often...

Lockdown Anxiety? CBD May be the Natural Solution

Lockdown Anxiety? CBD May be the Natural Solution

(The Malestrom, 12 February 2021, Excerpt) With the unprecedented times humanity is currently living through and the stresses and strains all of us are feeling to some extent in our day-to-day lives, it’s little wonder anxiety is on the rise. In fact, anxiety is now...

CBD could treat inflammation caused by COVID-19, study shows

CBD could treat inflammation caused by COVID-19, study shows

Researchers have found that CBD reduces inflammation in the lungs of COVID-19 mouse models by increasing levels of the apelin peptide. According to new research, cannabidiol (CBD) reduces the cytokine storm that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19....

How cannabis helped me beat blood cancer – twice

How cannabis helped me beat blood cancer – twice

Cannabis saved Amy Burgess’ life on two separate occasions. Having battled two different forms of blood cancer with the help of medical cannabis and CBD, she is now running her own company, producing organic, sustainable CBD products. Seventeen years ago, Amy Burgess...

Life Spark 1000mg CBD Oil Review

Life Spark 1000mg CBD Oil Review

Review by The Endo Monologues Following my laparoscopy in October, it had actually been a while since I have used a daily tincture as I had played it safe to avoid any reactions with my pain medications. However, I'd been looking forward to try Life Spark's as I...

U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug

U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug

A United Nations commission voted to remove marijuana for medical use from a list of the most risky narcotics, such as heroin.    A United Nations commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medicinal purposes from a category of the world’s most...

Life Spark 500mg CBD Body Salve Review

Life Spark 500mg CBD Body Salve Review

Review by The Endo Monologues You know when they say that appearances can be deceiving? This is certainly the case for Life Spark's CBD Salve! Tucked away in a small tin, this salve packs a punch when applied. What's also nice about this packaging is that it's only...

Can CBD Calm My Anxiety During Covid?

Can CBD Calm My Anxiety During Covid?

The year 2020 sure has been, quite plainly, mad. Every single one of us has been affected by the changes that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought in some way. For many of us it has been difficult, for the simple fact that our lives have been turned around. Change is...

Does CBD Oil Get You High?

Does CBD Oil Get You High?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring chemical compound derived from the hemp plant. It is one of the hundred already identified active cannabinoids and is considered the buzzy wellness product of the moment.  Many people would love to try this magical compound,...

Model, 27, who had to quit her job when …

Model, 27, who had to quit her job when …

Model, 27, who had to quit her job when Lyme disease left her struggling to walk or get out of bed claims CBD has helped her ditch medication and manage her pain A former fashion model who's spent a decade battling a crippling medical condition that left her unable to...

Why Athletes Use CBD in Sports

Why Athletes Use CBD in Sports

With the various health benefits of cannabidiol, there is no wonder why athletes use the best CBD oil in sports. By itself, the substance poses little risk of side effects, and CBD athletes receive numerous restorative effects from it. What’s more, the cannabis...

A beginner’s guide to CBD oil

A beginner’s guide to CBD oil

CBD oil has become wildly popular in the US and UK in recent years. According to the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis, the UK CBD market is currently worth £300m and is expected to reach £1 billion by 2025. High street stores now sell a wide range of CBD tinctures...

A Hidden Origin Story of the CBD Craze

A Hidden Origin Story of the CBD Craze

The cure-all debate over the cannabis compound has distracted from the serious — and seriously odd — back story of how cannabidiol conquered the country. Long before CBD had become a trendy wellness elixir found in juice and moisturizer and ice cream and dog treats;...

Hemp Oil vs CBD Oil: Understanding the Difference

Hemp Oil vs CBD Oil: Understanding the Difference

Hemp oil and CBD oil are both popular supplements today. Though both of these oils are derived from the same plant, they actually serve very different purposes. From cooking and beauty tips to anxiety and pain relief, there are a lot of benefits to using these oils....

CBD Salve: Everything You Need to Know

CBD Salve: Everything You Need to Know

There are hundreds of active cannabinoids in cannabis plants like hemp and marijuana. With the legalization of industrial hemp on the federal level, hemp-derived products like CBD salves have also been steadily on the rise in recent years. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of...

In Stressful Times, Make Stress Work for You

In Stressful Times, Make Stress Work for You

Life Spark CBD opinion: We thought we would share this New York Times article with you. It’s all about making stress work for you. “Research shows we can actually use stress to improve our health and well-being. ”The usual go-to is to try and avoid stress, however...

CBD and CURCUMIN: A SYNERGISTIC COMBO

CBD and CURCUMIN: A SYNERGISTIC COMBO

Opinion on HBZ article; 20-07-19, CBD and CURCUMIN: A SYNERGISTIC COMBO Dynamic Duo in Action! CBD + Turmeric Turmeric is known by many as a spice often used in Indian dishes as a flavour enhancer and adds a bright yellow colour.  But did you know that this natural...

CBD Oil UK: An Introduction

CBD Oil UK: An Introduction

Chances are you’ve recently heard something about CBD oil. This non-psychoactive cannabis preparation has grown incredibly popular in the UK, with an estimated six million people having tried some form of CBD. ... So: What is CBD oil? How are people using it? And how...

How To Ensure Cannabis and CBD Edibles And Beverages Are Safe

How To Ensure Cannabis and CBD Edibles And Beverages Are Safe

Both cannabis and CBD companies must advocate for a more regulated and legitimate market As cannabis and CBD edibles and beverages gain in popularity among consumers, the rush to cash-in on market opportunities has resulted in an influx of unregulated and untested...

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